Wednesday, March 3, 2021

CAMPUS

Welcome New Redhawks! Opening Week 2018 Kicks Off Aug. 16

Welcome New Redhawks! Opening Week 2018 Kicks Off Aug. 16

Southeast Missouri State University will welcome its newest Redhawks to the fold to begin the 2018-2019 academic year during Opening Week 2018 festivities beginning Aug. 16. New and returning students …

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It’s Back! New Gum Tree Planted at Southeast

It’s Back! New Gum Tree Planted at Southeast

A new black gum tree was planted atop Cardiac Hill at Southeast Missouri State University Aug. 3, beginning a new chapter in the life of the iconic gum tree. The …

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Southeast Student Makes a Splash at Island Dolphin Care in Key Largo

Southeast Missouri State University student Kayla Chapman refers to dolphins as co-workers at her six- week recreational therapy internship at Island Dolphin Care in Key Largo, Florida. Chapman, a senior …

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Opening Week Reminders for Faculty and Staff

Opening Week is just around the corner! Just a few helpful reminders to help you, and any students you may encounter, have the best possible experience as our campus community returns for Fall 2018. 

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Electrical and Steam Outage Scheduled for Sept. 1

Facilities Management will conduct the annual full campus power and steam outage on Saturday, Sept. 1. This outage is conducted yearly to correspond with the Labor Day weekend. The power …

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Changes in Equipment Capitalization and Tagging Procedures Announced

Effective July 1, 2018, equipment items purchased which meet the following criteria will be included on the departmental fixed assets inventory: Equipment valued at $5,000 or more and with a useful life of at least two years; and laptops, MacBooks, iPads, phones and power tools which are considered sensitive items and if they have a value of $1,000 or more. Items that were purchased in years prior to July 1, 2018, will continue to remain on the departmental fixed assets inventory. If you have questions or for more information, contact the Purchasing Department at (573) 651-2202.

EMPLOYEE

Thrive in 5: New Faculty Conference Underway

The Thrive in 5: New Faculty Conference is underway through Aug. 10 in the University Center. The New Faculty Conference introduces new faculty to the mission, vision and values of the University. The conference also offers a variety of activities to explore and enhance teaching practice and to help faculty learn about the support and resources available to help them and their students succeed. For an itinerary and more information, visit http://cstl.semo.edu/ti5/.

Summer Faculty Development Day Slated for Aug. 15

The Office of Instructional Technology and the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning continue the “Faculty Development Day” (FDD) series on Aug. 15 in the University Center Ballrooms A and B. This session will focus on "Culturally Responsive Teaching." Keynote speakers Drs. Ruth Benander and Brad Mallory of the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College will present "Popular Culture as a Gateway to Real Conversations About Equity and Inclusion." For more information and to register, click here.

ACADEMIC

Southeast, Missouri Rice Council Exploring Potential for Shipping Missouri Rice to Egypt, Collaborative Research

Southeast, Missouri Rice Council Exploring Potential for Shipping Missouri Rice to Egypt, Collaborative Research

Representatives of the Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council and Southeast Missouri State University recently traveled to Egypt to discuss the potential for shipping Missouri paddy rice to Egypt and …

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Online Teaching Academy Now Accepting Faculty Applicants

The Online Teaching Academy (OTA) is a special opportunity open to 25 faculty members yearly. The OTA offers faculty a series of five topical master classes that are facilitated by national experts and focus on one of five areas in the online teaching equation. In addition, participants work in small teams to address and explore a topic related to online teaching and learning. The teams will share their projects at OTA. OTA participants are included in the annual Online Teaching Showcase and are eligible for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Online Teaching. For more information and to apply, visit http://semo.edu/online/ota/ or contact Dennis Kinkead at dkinkead@semo.edu.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

‘An American Hero’ Wins NYMF’s Best of Festival Production Award

‘An American Hero’ Wins NYMF’s Best of Festival Production Award

“An American Hero,” a Southeast Missouri State University original production, has been honored with the New York Musical Festival’s (NYMF) Best of Festival Production Award. The powerful, jazz-inspired musical, which …

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REDHAWKS

Terry Named to STATS Walter Payton Award Watch List

The preseason watch list of 25 players was announced last week for the 2018 STATS FCS Walter Payton Award. Southeast Missouri senior running back Marquis Terry is the lone representative from the Ohio Valley Conference on the initial list. The Heisman of the FCS, the Walter Payton Award is a revered award.

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Gordon Elevated to Associate Head Coach

Adam Gordon was elevated to Associate Head Coach of the Southeast Missouri men's basketball program on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Gordon assumes his new role after spending the last three years as an assistant coach on Rick Ray's staff.

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Eighteen Redhawks Receive OVC Medal of Honor Awards

Eighteen Southeast Missouri student-athletes earned the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Academic Medal of Honor for the 2017-2018 academic year, the league announced on Monday, Aug. 6.

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Track and Field Earns Academic Honors

Four Southeast Missouri male athletes earned United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors during the 2017-2018 track and field seasons. The Southeast women's track and field team also ranked among the USTFCCCA's All-Academic Teams.

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